Program

 

FRIDAY 03 NOVEMBER 2017, AUSTRALIAN HEARING HUB, MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

SYDNEY

Time

Agenda

8.00 – 9.00

Registration

9.00 – 9.20

Conference opening

Chair: Dr Joaquin Tomas Valderrama Valenzuela (Research Electrophysiologist, National Acoustic Laboratories, Australian Hearing)

Dr Sergio Leon-Saval (President SRAP and Director Sydney Astrophotonic Instrumentation Laboratory, University of Sydney)

AIR & HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND INDUSTRY

9.20 – 9.40

Impact of iron and steelmaking industries on air quality in Australia

Prof Vladimir Strezov (Macquarie University)

9.40 – 10.00

The role of clouds in climate – a grand challenge

Prof Steven Sherwood (University of New South Wales)

10.00 – 10.20

The evil we cannot see – small particulate pollution and global health

Prof Stephen Leeder (University of Sydney)

10.20 – 10.40

Wind power generation potential in Australia

Mr David Santo Tomas Menocal (Project Director of Wind Power Generation, Global Power Generation)

10.40 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 11.20

Neurons & noisy night-clubs

Prof David McAlpine (Macquarie University)

11.20 – 11.40

The effort of listening – its measurement and clinical use

Prof Catherine McMahon (Macquarie University)

11.40 – 12.00

Studying the health effects of wind farm generated infrasound: NHMRC funded trials

A/Prof Nathaniel Marshall (University of Sydney & Woolcock Institute for Medical Research)

12.00 – 12.20

Using 3D sound in hearing research

A/Prof Jörg Buchholz (Macquarie University, National Acoustic Laboratories)

12.20 – 13.30

Lunch

AIR & CULTURE AND SOCIETY

13.30 – 15.00

Walking on thin AIR: changes and challenges facing an
exponential growth of population

Session chair: Dr Óscar Pérez Concha (SRAP, University of New South Wales)

Round table panel members:

Prof. Lesley Hughes (Macquarie University)

Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla (SRAP; Centre for Mental Health Research, ANU)

Prof. Steven Sherwood (University of New South Wales)

Prof Glenn A Albrecht (University of Sydney)

15.00 – 15.20

Coffee break

15.20 – 15.40

Writing the hearing line: Deafness, music and stories of lived experience

Ms Jessica Kirkness (Macquarie University)

15.40 – 16.00

SONICOBJECTS – The nature of culture of sounds

Nigel Helyer (Macquarie University)

16.20 – 16.30

Closure ceremony

Mr Juan Manuel Molina (Consul General of Spain)

16.30 – 17.00

Wine & cheese degustation

MONDAY 06 NOVEMBER 2017, CENTRE FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

CANBERRA

Time

Agenda

8.30

Registration opens

9.00 – 9.30

Welcome breakfast

Dr Sergio Leon-Saval (President SRAP and Director Sydney Astrophotonic Instrumentation Laboratory, University of Sydney)

SRAP Research Bites (Canberra-3)

9.30 – 10.30

Session chair: A/Prof Maria Racionero (Associate Dean (HDR) Research School of Economics, ANU College of Business and Economics)

SRAP Research Bites Summary 2015-2017. Dr Marina Trigueros (SRAP representative in Canberra and Founder of Cariboo Design)

Prof Carola Garcia de Vinuesa (Department of Pathogens and Immunity, ANU)

Prof Andres Cuevas (Research School of Engineering, ANU)

Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla (SRAP; Centre for Mental Health Research, ANU)

Dr Jose M Barrero (CSIRO Agriculture and Food)

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee Break

SRAP Science Diplomacy Roundtable:

THE SINGLE MARKET OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH: IMPLICATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA

11.00 – 11.15

Insights and opportunities for enhancing EU-AU research collaboration

Dr Jonas Rupp (Adviser Research, Innovation, Technology, Science, European Union Delegation to Australia)

11.15 – 11.30

Funding and conducting research in the Australian and the European Union systems: Learning from a practical experience

Prof Luis Salvador-Carulla (CMHR, RSPH, Australian National University)

11.30 – 11.45

The European Research Area as a balancing act: transnational cooperation vs competition

Mrs Judith Reinhard (Head of Science & Innovation | Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany)

11.45 – 12.00

Renewable energies research and development collaborations with Europe

Mr Wes Stein (Director, Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative, CSIRO)

12.10 – 13.00

Debate and Q&A

13.00 – 13.10

Closing of the 3rd SRAP FORUM

Mr Manuel Cacho (Ambassador of Spain)

18.00

Reception by the Spanish Ambassador at the Residence of the Spanish Embassy

SRAP members and invited speakers